Nach einem Hinweis von einem seltsamen Mann begeben sich der hartgesottene Berichterstatter Jeff Carter und die beherzte Fotografin Billie Mason auf die Suche nach dem unter rätselhaften Umständen verschwundenen Drüsenfacharzt Dr. James Brewster. In der Zwischenzeit versetzt ein mörderischer Affenmann die Stadt in Angst und Schrecken … 1942 in nur 19 Tagen fertig gestellt, war „The Ape Man“ („Der Affenmann“) der sechste von insgesamt neun Monogram-Filmen mit Bela Lugosi. Die hier... Topic: Affenmann, Science-Fiction, Horror, Bela Lugosi, Lumbalflüssigkeit, Tierversuche,...
This is a delightful film even if you cannot understand the language. Wikipedia's plot summary will provide the basic idea for this beautifully photographed film. Erich Kastner, the author of the 1949 novel, introduces the film and narrates. Wikipedia... Plot summary Two nine-year-old girls--rude Lisa Palfy (orig. Luise Palfy) from Vienna, and respectful shy Lottie Horn (orig. Lotte Korner) from Munich--meet on a summer camp in Bohrlaken on Lake Bohren (orig. 'Seebuhl am Buhlsee'). Lisa has... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: German cinema, Josef von Baky
From Hans Christian Andersen's story to the screen by Jean Renoir, Catherine Hessling as Karen evokes delight and pathos. Wikipedia... Spoiler included. On a cold New Year's Eve, a poor girl tries to sell matches in the street. She is freezing badly, but she is afraid to go home because her father will beat her for not selling any matches. She takes shelter in a nook and lights the matches to warm herself. In their glow, she sees several lovely visions including a Christmas tree and a holiday... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Catherine Hessling, French cinema, Hans Christian Andersen, Jean Renoir, silent films
Als der erste mit einem zweiköpfigen Monster in der Titelrolle genießt dieser Film einen gewissen Kultstatus unter den Science-Fiction- und Horrorfans, die besonders gern an die Szene mit dem dritten Auge erinnern – und die Huldigung in Sam Raimis „Armee der Finsternis“ (1992). Obwohl eine amerikanisch-japanische Koproduktion, waren es Briten, die Regie führten, das Drehbuch lieferten und die beiden Hauptrollen belegten – samt amerikanischem Akzent. Schnickschnack Die Briten Peter... Topics: Spaltung, Science-Fiction, Horror, Gut und Böse, Evolution, Biowissenschaften, Gott spielen
This two reel comedy is not a great film but does feature a young Gloria Swanson, Teddy the Keystone Dog and historically significant "being the very last comedy produced under the Keystone banner." An IMDb reviewer, drednm, wrote... Typical no-plot comedy short from 1917 boasts the great Gloria Swanson as a teenager yachting to India with her family and beau, Bobby Vernon. While ashore they run into trouble and Gloria is kidnapped by the Rajah. Hilarious doings as La Swanson is... Topics: Bobby Vernon, Clarence G. Badger, comedy, Gloria Swanson, silent film, Teddy the Keystone Dog
This is a failed pilot for a "Three Stooges" TV show. The concept of the show was that the Stooges would try a new profession each show. In this episode they are interior decorators. Features Moe, Larry and Shemp favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, The Three Stooges, Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Shemp Howard, Failed Pilot, Kinoscope
Season 2 Episode 12 This is the only episode of the Thriller series to enter the Public Domain. It stars and is directed by John Newland of One Step Beyond fame. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Thriller, Boris Karloff, John Newland
'Their Purple Moment'(excerpt, 1928) Starring Laurel & Oliver Hardy Directed by James Parrott (with Leo McCarey) The Beau Hunks/Jurjen Hempel, conductor Score compiled from stock music by Leroy Shield favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topic: Classic Arts Showcase
That Gang of Mine is a 1940 film and the third film in the East Side Kids series. Still no Huntz Hall, but Bobby Jordan is an asset. The familiar faces of Leo Gorcey and Sunshine Sammy Morrison are here, and there's another appearance from Dave "Reefer Madness" O'Brien. The director was Joseph H. Lewis, who later directed the archetypal noirs, "Gun Crazy" and "The Big Combo."Hopefully this file represents an upgrade in quality over other Internet Archive... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: East Side Kids, Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Sunshine Sammy Morrison, Dave O'Brien, Monogram Pictures,...
A street kid has dreams of becoming a jockey. He gets his chance when he and his gang discover a poor old man who has a championship race horse.CastBobby Jordan...Danny DolanLeo Gorcey...Muggs MaloneyClarence Muse...BenDave O'Brien...Knuckles DolanJoyce Bryant...LouiseErnest Morrison...Scruno Milton Kibbee...Mr. WilkesDavid Gorcey...PeeweeDonald Haines...SkinnyRichard Terry...Henchman Blackie Wilbur Mack...Nick BuffaloHazel Keener...Mrs. WilkesEugene Francis...Algernon 'Algy' WilkesVictor... Topics: Public Domain, Crime, Gangs, Murder, Killings, Guns, Police, Officers, Crooks, Gangsters, Henchmen,...
From Imdb; In the early years of World War II, a German U-boat (U-37) sinks Allied shipping in St. Lawrence Bay and then tries to evade Canadian Military Forces seeking to destroy it by sailing up to Hudson Bay. The U-boat's Fanatical Nazi captain sends some members of his crew to look for food and other supplies at a Hudson Bay Company outpost. No sooner than the shore party (lead by Lieutenant Hirth) reaches the shore, the U-boat is spotted and sunk by the Canadian Armed Forces leaving the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Leslie Howard, Laurence Olivier, Richard George, Drama, War, Thriller, WW2
This print is a bit sharper and with a smaller download file than the existing IA copy. In an effort to escape captivity stranded Nazi submariners trek across Canada. One of the notable films of World War 2, which were actually produced during the war. Directed by Michael Powell UK release 1941 US release 1942 complete print favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: action dramas, war dramas, WW2, all-star casts, Laurence Olivier, Glynis Johns, Leslie Howard,...
In 1661 Mexico, the Baron Vitelius of Astara is sentenced to be burned alive by the Holy Inquisition of Mexico for witchcraft, necromancy, and other crimes. As he dies, the Baron swears vengeance against the descendants of the Inquisitors. 300 years later, a comet that was passing overhead on the night of the Baron's execution returns to earth, bringing with it the Baron in the form of a horrible, brain-eating monster that terrorizes the Inquisitor's descendants. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topic: horror 60's Spanish movie English dubbed
After Frank's father, a night watchman, was murdered in the robbery of the warehouse that he was guarding, with the police knowing that it was the Hendricks mob who committed the murder but not having any evidence to arrest or convict them. Frank (John Brinkley) going all over town trying to find and join the Hendricks mob runs into to it and it's leader Alex Hendricks (Edwin Nelson). favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Drama
Wanted by the law...marked by the lawless...betrayed by his best friend...but you can't stop a Texan while there's a song on his lips...and lead slugs in his six guns! Topics: Western, Tex Ritter, Movie Powder, avi
1952 - Little Black Bag A depressed, tired doctor with a shrewish wife is ready to end his practice. Instead he comes into possession of a doctor's kit with miraculous properties. 1952 - Miraculous Serum A physician invents a serum allowing animals to overcome any illness.
Professional gambler The Duke (Dots Johnson) attempts to cheat Handsome Harry Hansom (Monte Hawley), who owns a successful Harlem nightclub, out of his club and his contract with his lead singer and girlfriend Tall, Tan, and Terrific (Francine Everett). This leads to a murder that is solved by club comic Mantan Moreland and club photographer Butterbeans (Barbara Bradford). Topics: Short, Musical
After an airliner makes a forced landing at night in the desert, the passengers take refuge in a large unoccupied house. It is not long before one of them is mysteriously murdered. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Frank R. Strayer, Gene Morgan, Doris Hill
Tango Through Germany: Eddie Constantine is given the chance to lead a new and better life but he fails. The camera operators are Martin Schafer, Dieter Fietzke and Jürgen Hagemann. Music by Astor Piazzolla. Topic: Mommartz
The movie starts with William Tracy as Dodo Doubleday, proving his incredible memory on a radio talk show. He joins the army after memorizing the regulations, which gets him quickly promoted to sergeant. His youth and inexperience bothers the other NCO's, namely Sgt. Ames (Joe Sawyer), who spends the movie trying to get Doubleday in trouble. But because of is inherent honesty and cleverness, Doubleday is able to bumble through the requisite series of mishaps and inspire loyalty in what looked... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Comedy
In der unteren Bildhälfte tanzende Mädchenbeine, in der Oberen durcghstochener Film - schmetterlinghaft. In the lower half screen dancing girl legs, in the upper perforated film - butterflyful. Topic: Mommartz
This high-res version is sharper, cleaner and with better audio than the existing IA copies. It also is in the correct aspect ratio and has a much smaller download file. This is an official US Army Air Force feature-length training film that also was shown in civilian theaters in connection with war bond drives. It details the operations and goals of the 8th Air Force Bomber Command in 1944. Some scenes are dramatized, however only USAAF and RAF personnel appear in this film. Released in late... Topics: documentaries, WW2, USAAF, 8th Air Force, air combat footage
Tarzan (Gordon Scott) deals with the villainous Schroeder (Leslie Bradley), who is illegally collecting animals for zoos, only to be menaced by Schroeder's hunter brother Sikes (Sol Gorss), out for revenge, who teams up with greedy trader Lapin (William Keene) in a hunt for human game...Tarzan himself. Re-edited from 3 episodes of a never-shown TV series, with studio action intercut with location and wildlife footage. Jane (Eve Brent) has little to do. favorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Action, Adventure
Original (PD) version of this classic, NOT the VHS version "copyrighted" in 1982. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0009682/ At this early point in American film history, Tarzan of the Apes was an instant success. Elmo Lincoln was perhaps the best actor at the time for the role. It's a fairly straight forward telling of the novel, tho Edgar Rice Burroughs was frequently on the set in an advisory role and his input was seldom utilized. In the books, Tarzan was quite the self-made scholar and... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Tarzan, silent, Elmo Lincoln, jungle
Dr. Brooks is captured by followers of Zar, God of the Jeweled Fingers and Tarzan (Buster Crabbe) sets out to save him. AFter seeing a picture of Brooks daughter Mary (Julie Bishop) Tarzan is captivated and sets out to find her. One of the guides is carrying a telegram offering a reward for Tarzan, dead or alive. The guides are also after the Treasure of Zar in the Lost City. - Release Date: 08/11/1933 Mystic Nights Videos The complete, original 12-chapter serial version is considered to be a... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Buster Crabbe, Julie Bishop, E. Alyn Warren, Edward Woods, Philo McCullough, Matthew Betz, Frank...
This, uh, documentary is a compilation of performances by strippers and comedians featuring Bettie Page and Tempest Storm. IMDb Page favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 14 reviews ) Topics: Stripper, Comedy, Burlesque, Variety